How To Install afm2pl on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install afm2pl on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update afm2pl as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install texlive-binaries
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install texlive-binaries

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is afm2pl and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install afm2pl on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install afm2pl on CentOS 8 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install afm2pl using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install texlive-binaries

Install afm2pl on CentOS 8 using yum

Because afm2pl is available in CentOS 8’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install afm2pl package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install texlive-binaries

How to upgrade (update) a single package afm2pl using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like afm2pl in this example you should use the following command:

yum update texlive-binaries

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade texlive-binaries

How to Upgrade afm2pl on CentOS 8 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update texlive-binaries

How To remove afm2pl from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the afm2pl package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove texlive-binaries

Extra info and code examples

This package contains all the binaries of TeX Live packages. Note that this package alone has hardly any functionality. Rather, choose the texlive-* packages you want to use, e.g. texlive-latex-recommended or context

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install afm2pl using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the afm2pl from CentOS 8.

See also:

How To Install afm2pl on Kali Linux

How To Install afm2pl on CentOS 8

How To Install afm2pl on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install afm2pl on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install afm2pl on Debian 11

How To Install afm2pl on Fedora 34

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